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Kaprosuchus saharicus

Reptilia - Mahajangasuchidae

Taxonomy
Kaprosuchus saharicus was named by Sereno and Larsson (2009). Its type specimen is MNN IGU12, a skull (nearly complete skull), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Iguidi, which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial horizon in the Echkar Formation of Niger.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Kaprosuchus saharicus Sereno and Larsson p. 63
2010Kaprosuchus saharicus Turner and Sertich
2012Kaprosuchus saharicus Bronzati et al.
2014Kaprosuchus saharicus Sertich and O'Connor

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
infraorderNotosuchiaGasparini 1971
familyMahajangasuchidae
genusKaprosuchus
speciessaharicus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available